VP/ Dir, Corp Communications US

Jan 31, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
Full Time
We're searching for a Vice President/Director of Corporate Communications who will manage the development and execution of communications initiatives to support the capability and agency goals.

- Promote strategic positioning of Digitas with employees, prospects, clients, media, and industry
- Drive social media strategy, engagement, and innovation
- Manage and execute strategic plan for press platform events, internal, and crisis communication
- Communications counsel, writer, and editor for C-Suite
- Develop innovative, strategic and creative solutions to communication challenges to ensure key messages are effectively shared with appropriate external and internal audiences
- Provide communications counsel and support to business and functional leaders, with the goal of improving the internal and external brand and reputation of the company
- Write and edit materials for communicating with media, employees and other key audiences regarding news, issues management
- Lead agency submission process for end of year trade publication evaluations with guidance from head of communications
- Partner with U.S. office and HR leads to support local efforts with press releases, media and conference opportunities

To qualify, you'll need:
- Four year degree
- 10-12 years of corporate communications or PR agency equivalent required
- Experience working with a PR agency partner or working within a PR agency environment
- Ability to interact with and influence all levels of the organization
- Ability to look through many lenses (press, client, prospect, CEO) to guide strategic communications and planning
-Candidate must be open to travel as needed